Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith on Fourth Anniversary of His Death

Lea Michele and Cory Monteith - 2013 12th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Getty - H 2017
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The actress mourned her on and offscreen boyfriend with a sentimental tweet, as she has done on past anniversaries of the sad day.

On the four-year anniversary of his death, Lea Michele tweeted an old photo of herself and her past love interest and Glee co-star, Cory Monteith.

“We miss you C…” Her tweet said. Attached was an image of a black-and-white Polaroid photo of the couple.

Monteith was found dead on July 13, 2013, at 31 years old, caused by a mixture of intravenous heroin and alcohol.

Michele and Monteith were in a relationship at the time of his death. The two met as co-stars on the TV-show-musical, Glee, which premiered in 2009 and ran for six seasons, four of which included Monteith as Finn Hudson.

Michele shared similar posts on the second and third anniversaries of Monteith’s death, posting pictures of the actor with messages, “today we remember the laughter and joy you brought in our lives every day,” and “I know every day you’re watching over me, and smiling,” respectively.

The actress told the September 2016 issue of Women's Health that she got three tattoos to memorialize her late lover: a number 5, the number on Finn Hudson’s football jersey; the name "Finn" on her butt cheek; and "If you say so," on her ribcage, the name of the single she wrote about Monteith.